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   Re: [xml-dev] XQuery types was Re: [xml-dev] Yet another plea for XUpda

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Michael Kay wrote:
> > XPath 2.0/XSLT 2.0 gives us a highly limited yet
> > complex system wedded to a single, flawed schema definition language.
> >
> The XPath 2.0 data model is based on the PSVI, not on the schema definition
> language. It's explicitly an aim that you can generate the PSVI by
> validation against a DTD, it should also be possible to generate it by
> validation against other schema languages.

Given the very strong ties between the PSVI and XML Schemas, that's
rather like saying you can convert other schema languages to XML
Schemas. I agree with the original statement.

-- Ron


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